Do You Know What The Top 10 Bathroom Upgrades Are?

According to The Family Handyman (February 2006), the top upgrades and remodeling projects for bathrooms are:1. Whirlpool tubs. "Water-jet" tubs ($800 to $8,000) provide a more powerful water stream. "Air-jet" tubs ($1,200 to $20,000) massage by blasting air through tiny holes. When it comes to whirlpool tubs, some people prefer the tingle of air massage; others find it too gentle. Air-jet tubs are often louder and incoming air cools the water faster.Did you know?... When you look at prices … [Read more...]

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers: Creative Uses For These Household Cleaning Blocks That Truly Work Magic!

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Who knew, that I'd first hear about Mr. Clean Magic Erasers at a conference about blogging?It's true. When Glenn Reynolds (a.k.a. "The Instapundit" and godfather of the blogging world) mentioned in passing how much he liked this handy household gadget, I knew it must be great. And when he commented on its ability to work on a wide variety of surfaces, rather than just those stated on the box, I knew this product would be right up my alley.I'm not kidding when I say these Magic Erasers … [Read more...]

I’m Not An Expert On Showerheads, But I Stayed At A Holiday Inn Express Last Night!

Of course, it rained on our little spontaneous trip to South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and East Tennessee a couple weekends ago... So we didn't camp (as planned). We stayed at a Holiday Inn Express instead. What's So Great About Holiday Inn Express? One of the first things we noticed was the very modern bathroom & shower! No joke. You could practically LIVE in that bathroom -- it was so spacious, and clean, and there were so many efficiencies. Two of the most obvious:The mini … [Read more...]

How To Clean A Vinyl Shower Curtain Liner

When it comes to laundry, there are a few "unknowns" in my world, like... how to keep whites whitehow to rid men's softball pants of reddish-brown dirtand the right way to use Bleach (It's safe with some colors? What about whites that have colored collars & trim? Then again, sometimes bleach turns whites grey, right?) … [Read more...]

Handy Upside-Down Lids: Get Every Last Drop Out Of The Bottle!

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Has anyone else seen these?...They're screw-on lids that fit on most any bottle (lotion, ketchup, shampoo, etc.) making it possible to store the bottle upside down and dispense the product a little at a time from the flip-top lid.They're great for products that don't come in their own upside down bottles -- like many condiments and shampoos do.   … [Read more...]